L&T Reviews

Updated September 11, 2014
Updated September 11, 2014
223 Reviews
3.2
223 Reviews
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L&T CEO & Managing Director Krishnamurthi Venkataramanan
Krishnamurthi Venkataramanan
26 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • L&T is a big organisation having well maintained system (in 19 reviews)

  • Good work culture, Cooperative collegues, best guiding senior management (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • PROLONGED WORKING HOURS MAKES IT DIFFICULT TO FIND A BALANCE B/W PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL LIFE (in 31 reviews)

  • Nightlife in L&T is a cold shivering winter night standing in a desolate site shouting at sleepy laborers (in 17 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at L&T full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Personal growth is there along with good benefits

    Cons

    Couldn't think of any, I have only gained from this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good quality work with very minimum motivation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L&T full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Quaility of job is very good.
    Get to work in different domains.

    Cons

    No Motivation in terms of sarlary and promotions
    No established process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get good Managers and get employee review

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Work more... Get paid very less

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer

    I worked at L&T full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Job security
    If you reach Managerial level and survive, life is full of incentives

    Cons

    Crazy work hours... 12-14 hour work shifts for upto 6-7 days a week.
    Non-managerial candidates get paid very less.
    Managers do not listen to engineers.
    Non-technical staff is treated poorly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to needs/wants of employees or they are bound to leave you.

    Doesn't Recommend
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  5.  

    Great place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at L&T

    Pros

    Fun people and you learn a lot

    Cons

    Lots of unfinished projects during the day

  6.  

    Best Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at L&T

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Salary is less, team is poor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the pay

    Recommends
  7.  

    software engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at L&T full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good opportunities and responsibilities are given.

    Cons

    salary not upto market standards.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    A good company for local people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead  in  Mysore (India)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Mysore (India)

    I have been working at L&T full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small number of people and growing company gives you opportunities to grow, good campus

    Cons

    10 hours of working time, unprofessional, no job security, less importance to application software department

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Good work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at L&T full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance and values the person

    Cons

    Not a good pay master

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to change your old insurance policies and employee benifits

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at L&T full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    For a beginner L&T is a good company

    Cons

    NONE until as of now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NONE until as of now

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    One of the best organizations to begin your career in...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at L&T full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Learning you get is immense. Fresher graduates and post-graduates are given special importance. Great place to grow. Though not the best paymaster in the market, L&T offers great opportunities to learn, grow and make your mark in the engineering field. No other company in the manufacturing sector has that aura and pride when it comes to L&T.

    Cons

    Working on-site can be a big stress, especially when working in new emerging units within L&T. Travel, Long Working hours, and Company norms to invest incrementally in Employee Benefits only when Business grows - all these factors add to a measure of Work-Life Imbalance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee Benefits policies need to be revamped. More initiatives to resolve employee grievances in an open forum should be taken up by top management. More funds need to be allocated to Engagement activities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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